J.R.E.A.M. - Double Boysenberry Black Currant
Burley Oak Brewing Co.

J.R.E.A.M. - Double Boysenberry Black CurrantJ.R.E.A.M. - Double Boysenberry Black Currant
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Burley Oak Brewing Co.
Maryland, United States
Fruited Kettle Sour
4.4 | pDev: 7.95%
Aug 20, 2020
Sep 28, 2017
J.R.E.A.M. - Double Boysenberry Black CurrantJ.R.E.A.M. - Double Boysenberry Black Currant
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Rated: 4 by Jdells09 from New Jersey

Aug 20, 2020
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Reviewed by JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Once again, this was a beer that I traded for ages ago while in line at Other Half. Everything that I've been fortunate enough to try from Burley Oak has been great and that was the case with this, as well! One of the liveliest heads that I've seen in a long time was present here as this beer was full of life and quite wondrous to behold!

The beet-colored foam that topped this off was bubbly and quickly filled up my pint glass as it took a while to settle, before big bursting bubbles made it calm down quite rapidly. Any spots of soapy lacing quickly slid down the side of my pint glass as it was nearly clear by the time I finished this off. Tons of blackberry, currant, tartness, and boysenberry, strawberry, and booze in the nose as this felt like a cross between a Fruit / Vegetable beer and an American Wild Ale. The tartness did emerge in the taste with just a hint of acetate and an equal mix of sweet and sour in the taste. Fruit stickiness, mild juice, and a lively carbonation rounded out the mouthfeel that held my attention, even as this fully warmed up...

The right amount of booze was present as it complemented the fruit but didn't overpower it or warm me up too much during my session. A mild funkiness lingered throughout but to me, this was about the fruit and how nicely everything melded together. Sure, this beer may be a gimmick but it's one that I can get on board with. Once again, I just wish that the date was printed on the bottom of the can!
Aug 15, 2019
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Reviewed by FFFjunkie from Illinois

4.65/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Appearance is an opaque super dark purple. Poured with 1.5 fingers of fluffy pink head.

Aroma is tart dark berries. I cannot pick out the boysenberries from the black currents but that’s ok, I don’t need to. Smells great.

Taste is definitely an overload of boysenberry with some currants thrown in for good measure. Slightly tart upfront with an ever so slightly sweet finish.

Feel is full, creamy and smooth. Carb is moderate and spot on.

Overall a fantastic fruited beer. Very well done and I’m glad for the opportunity to try this one!
Nov 05, 2018
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Reviewed by SippingInHolland from Netherlands

4.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Another great can from Burley oak. Great balance between sourness and fruits. Though a little bit sweet for my personal taste.

Sometimes the Jreams have a vinegar kinda taste. But this one is a class.
Jul 16, 2018
Rated: 4.3 by paresis from Massachusetts

Jul 04, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by wvsabbath from West Virginia

Jun 18, 2018
Rated: 4.29 by Biggiekrock627 from Maryland

Jun 02, 2018
Rated: 4.54 by yoshie from Massachusetts

May 26, 2018
Rated: 4.75 by NHhomebrewguy from New Hampshire

Apr 16, 2018
Rated: 4.64 by themayorkoch from Ohio

Apr 15, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by Furley80 from Pennsylvania

Apr 15, 2018
Rated: 4.35 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Mar 28, 2018
Rated: 4.48 by SadMachine from New Jersey

Mar 24, 2018
Rated: 4.22 by Mattybuchs from Vermont

Jan 09, 2018
Rated: 3 by oline73 from Maryland

Jan 07, 2018
Rated: 4.45 by JamieDuncan from Maryland

Dec 07, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts

Nov 04, 2017
Rated: 4.23 by BEEPOP from Connecticut

Nov 02, 2017
Rated: 4.33 by dfhhead25 from Pennsylvania

Oct 25, 2017
Rated: 5 by Sk8sean86 from Massachusetts

Oct 23, 2017
Rated: 4.46 by JamesStreet from Louisiana

Oct 20, 2017
Rated: 4.45 by stephenjmoore from Maryland

Oct 06, 2017
Rated: 4.34 by jaydoc from Kansas

Oct 06, 2017
Rated: 4.53 by oriolesfan4 from Maryland

Oct 05, 2017
Rated: 4.26 by vfgccp from New York

Sep 30, 2017
Rated: 4.5 by Big_V from Maryland

Sep 29, 2017
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Reviewed by GoatmanBrewsMD from Maryland

4.85/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Poured into a Teku glass from the can release (9/23/17)

Appearance: A very dark purple with minimal head that quickly fades. The beer is opaque due to the 3lbs of fruit per gallon.

Aroma: Lots of fruity aroma coming from the pour. Honestly, not sure what boysenberries smell like but I assume it has that aroma. Mild hints of sourness smell can be detected.

Taste: Very complex fruity flavor with some sweetness. Sourness is present but not in your face.

Mouthfeel: Nicely carbonated with a full body.

Overall: Another winner in the J.R.E.A.M. Series. At 7% it hides the alcohol very well.
Sep 28, 2017
J.R.E.A.M. - Double Boysenberry Black Currant from Burley Oak Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 27 ratings